Morris wins second term as DWS chief exec

Denton Wilde Sapte (DWS) chief executive Howard Morris has been re-elected for a second term.

Denton Wilde Sapte (DWS) chief executive, Howard Morris, has been re-elected for a second three-year term beginning in February next year.

Morris said: “My first three years as chief executive have provided a very solid base from which to drive the firm’s profitability to our target – getting profit per equity partner (PEP) significantly over £600,000, when the next election period comes round.”

Morris highlighted efficiency, innovation and a focus on the international network as key areas for DWS to focus on.

DWS chairman, James Dallas, commented: “I’m delighted that the partnership has demonstrated their confidence in Howard’s leadership talents and look forward to continuing our work together.”

Today (12 November) The Lawyer revealed the firm has formed two new alliances to its African network. The alliances in Algeria and Rwanda brings the total number of DWS African alliances to ten.